Madness Quotes About Passion, Control, Politics, Society, Logic

Madness Quotes About Passion, Control, Politics, Society, Logic

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Madness Quotes:

Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.

G. M. Trevelyan

What is life? A madness. What is life? An illusion, a shadow, a story. And the greatest good is little enough; for all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams.

Pedro Calderon de la Barca

What has violence ever accomplished? What has it ever created? No martyr’s cause has ever been stilled by an assassin’s bullet. No wrongs have ever been righted by riots and civil disorders. A sniper is only a coward, not a hero; and an uncontrolled or uncontrollable mob is only the voice of madness, not the voice of the people.

Robert Kennedy

Too much sanity may be madness and the maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be.

Miguel de Cervantes

To complain is always nonacceptance of what is. It invariably carries an unconscious negative charge. When you complain, you make yourself into a victim. When you speak out, you are in your power. So change the situation by taking action or by speaking out if necessary or possible; leave the situation or accept it. All else is madness.

Eckhart Tolle

There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The opposite of faith is not doubt: It is certainty. It is madness. You can tell you have created God in your own image when it turns out that he or she hates all the same people you do.

Anne Lamott
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A person needs a little madness, or else they never dare cut the rope and be free.

Nikos Kazantzakis

Great wits are sure to madness near allied, and thin partitions do their bounds divide.

John Dryden

You cannot carry out fundamental change without a certain amount of madness.

Thomas Sankara

There is no great genius without some touch of madness.

Aristotle

In a completely sane world, madness is the only freedom.

J. G. Ballard

To put meaning in one’s life may end in madness, But life without meaning is the torture Of restlessness and vague desire-It is a boat longing for the sea and yet afraid.

Edgar Lee Masters

Madness is rare in individuals – but in groups, parties, nations, and ages it is the rule.

Friedrich Nietzsche

I don’t carry the burden of the past or the madness of the future. I live in the present.

Narendra Modi

It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.

Thomas Fuller

Marriage is this grand madness, and I think if people knew that, they would perhaps take it more seriously.

Bono

Genocide is not just a murderous madness; it is, more deeply, a politics that promises a utopia beyond politics – one people, one land, one truth, the end of difference. Since genocide is a form of political utopia, it remains an enduring temptation in any multiethnic and multicultural society in crisis.

Michael Ignatieff

Turin is a city which entices a writer towards vigor, linearity, style. It encourages logic, and through logic it opens the way towards madness.

Italo Calvino

The madness of spring is so enticing. I love it when things are opening up and emerging from the ground. I also love the middle of summer when fruit is bursting forth, but I even love the garden in the winter when everything is resting.

Ross Gay

Everybody’s a mad scientist, and life is their lab. We’re all trying to experiment to find a way to live, to solve problems, to fend off madness and chaos.

David Cronenberg

When authority is total, so too is the madness of the man who declares it, and the potential for abuse of power.

Rick Wilson

Money is our madness, our vast collective madness.

D. H. Lawrence

When love is not madness, it is not love.

Pedro Calderon de la Barca

I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people.

Isaac Newton

You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.

Robin Williams

We work in the dark – we do what we can – we give what we have. Our doubt is our passion and our passion is our task. The rest is the madness of art.

Henry James

But mathematics is the sister, as well as the servant, of the arts and is touched by the same madness and genius.

Marston Morse

I would not dare to say that there is a direct relation between mathematics and madness, but there is no doubt that great mathematicians suffer from maniacal characteristics, delirium, and symptoms of schizophrenia.

John Forbes Nash, Jr.

Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness.

Allen Ginsberg

Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation.

Graham Greene

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.

Marilyn Monroe

A leader is one who, out of madness or goodness, volunteers to take upon himself the woe of the people. There are few men so foolish, hence the erratic quality of leadership in the world.

John Updike

Nothing is so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes. What madness is it to be expecting evil before it comes.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Everywhere you turn in New Zealand, there’s something exciting to do. It’s the gem of the world. It’s so far away from the madness, and so you get that element. It was just stunning.

Wes Bentley

Anger is a short madness.

Horace

Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be break-through. It is potential liberation and renewal as well as enslavement and existential death.

R. D. Laing

No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

March Madness is an incredible three weeks. I firmly believe it’s the greatest three weeks in sports. You have the Super Bowl; you have the World Series.

Dick Vitale

There’s not many people that can handle my sheer madness.

Yungblud

Excess of grief for the dead is madness; for it is an injury to the living, and the dead know it not.

Xenophon

The human relationship to combustion is as mysterious as it is fraught with madness. From the candle flame to the nuclear blast, it has lit up the human imagination with fear and fascination.

Michael Leunig

We all find joy and radiance and a reason to move on even in the most dire of circumstances. Even in chaos and madness, there’s still a beauty that comes from just the vibrancy of another human spirit.

Ishmael Beah

Party-spirit at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.

Alexander Pope

Sanity is madness put to good use.

George Santayana

Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.

Voltaire

Even if one takes every reefer madness allegation of the prohibitionists at face value, marijuana prohibition has done far more harm to far more people than marijuana ever could.

William F. Buckley, Jr.

When I was on the ‘Knock Madness’ tour, I was just thinking about life; I started questioning God. I was praying a lot. I was just really emotional. I was going through a break up situation as well. And I just felt like I needed to be home. I was over the rap thing. I just felt like I wasn’t getting the respect and credit that I deserve.

Hopsin

Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.

Edgar Allan Poe

Men are so necessarily mad, that not to be mad would amount to another form of madness.

Blaise Pascal

What is Madness?

Madness is an English ska band formed in 1976 in Camden Town, North London. They continue to perform with six of the seven members of their original line-up, one of the largest groups of two-tone revival in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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